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Racing Festivals

European racing boasts several major Festivals throughout the season.  Held at the most famous racecourses, these events combine first class racing, international contenders and a social scene to match. Champions are crowned in every nation, with the best of the best doing battle for racing's most prestigious races. If you would like to visit any of these iconic events, we are here to help you plan your trip.  2018 Major Festivals - DOWNLOAD


Qatar Goodwood Festival


One of the highlights of the summer sporting calendar is the ever popular Qatar Goodwood Festival race meeting. Each year Goodwood attracts a wide array of British society, all dressed to impress at this distinguished racing event with style, celebrity and racing forming a fabulous cocktail of entertainment. Including three Group 1 races, Qatar Goodwood Festival manages to capture the essence of the English summer combined with top quality racing, making this a unique experience.


Stradivarius showed his older rivals a clean set of heels in the Goodwood Cup. Later in the week Winter claimed a 3rd Group 1 of the season when winning the Nassau Stakes.

DateTuesday 31st July to Saturday 4th August 2018
Prize Money Over £5 million